Chemistry of Life
Water is the most abundant compound on Earth's surface, covering about 70 percent of the planet. In nature, water exists in liquid, solid, and gaseous states.
- Adhesion: the attractive force between two bodies of different substances that are in contact with each other.
- Cohesion: force that holds molecules of a single material together.
- Polarity: Enables many substances to dissolve in water.
- Heat Storage: A device or medium that absorbs collected solar heat and stores it for use during periods of inclement or cold weather.
- A molecule containing a very large number of atoms
- The types are Lipids, Proteins Nucleic Acids, Carbohydrates
- Storage and transport of energy and structural components
- The type of Carbohydrates are Monosaccharides, Disaccharides, and Polysaccharides
- Chains of Amino Acid Acids folded into blobs with special shares
- Support structure carries oz proteins
- examples of proteins are collager, antibodies, and hair and nails
- another name for fats purpose make up cell membranes, long term energy
- long chains of carbons with all bonds filled by hydrogens
- It is a mangmer made of nucleotides
- The types of acids are DNA, ATP, RNA
- dissachorides is the macromolecule that lock and key
- function is energy